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Will there be a ‘Bored to Death’ movie?

Will there be a ‘Bored to Death’ movie?

By | June 15, 2012 at 11:07 am | No comments

Late at night, when I close my eyes I can still hear the sobbing of thousands of comedy nerds over the cancellation of HBO's critically acclaimed series Bored To Death. Last night, however, the wailing stopped, if but for a moment. I became curious as to why. The reason, I...

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HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

By | May 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | No comments

Charlie Kaufman, the man behind such oddball dark comedies like Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, is teaming up with his frequent muse Catherine Keener to develop a television series for HBO. The as-of-yet untitled show has been put on fast-track-development,...

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Larry David comedy flick may become a reality

Larry David comedy flick may become a reality

By | May 17, 2012 at 2:11 pm | One comment

Larry David, the comedian best known as the creator and star of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, and the co-creator of NBC’s classic Seinfeld, is in negotiations with Fox Searchlight to star in an as-of-yet untitled comedy feature film, working with the team from Seinfeld and...

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Rob Riggle may get his own comedy series on HBO

Rob Riggle may get his own comedy series on HBO

By | May 16, 2012 at 10:13 am | No comments

Former Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle is working on a project with HBO to produce and star in a comedy series, working with the team from The Other Guys. The as-of-yet untitled project, written by Adam McKay and Chris Henchy and executive produced by Will Ferrell and Mark...

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HBO really wants you to watch ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

HBO really wants you to watch ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

By | April 12, 2012 at 3:27 pm | No comments

Good news for those without the luxury of expensive premium cable; HBO will be posting the premiere episodes of their two new comedy series, Girls and Veep, the day after their network debuts. The episodes will be available to audiences everywhere, including non-HBO-subscribers,...

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Ricky Gervais confirms ‘Idiot Abroad’ spinoff and second season of ‘Life’s Too Short’

Ricky Gervais confirms ‘Idiot Abroad’ spinoff and second season of ‘Life’s Too Short’

By | March 28, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais has confirmed that Karl Pilkington, reluctant star of An Idiot Abroad on the Science channel, has committed to a spinoff entitled The Short Way Round, though it surely took some convincing. Gervais announced that Pilkington will be joined on this new adventure by...

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First trailer and behind the scenes video: HBO’s ‘Girls’ from Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow

First trailer and behind the scenes video: HBO’s ‘Girls’ from Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow

By | February 20, 2012 at 8:05 pm | No comments

The upcoming HBO weekly series Girls, from Lena Dunham (who's writing and directing) and producer Judd Apatow, doesn't premiere until April 15. But thankfully we have a first look today! The show centers around a group of women (or girls?) in their 20s living in New York...

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HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

By | December 20, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE: 12/22/11 -- 3:40 pm ET Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames ended up spending $1,600 on drinks in two different bars in Brooklyn. All for his fans. Check out Vulture's play-by-play account of the festivities. UPDATE: 12/21/11 -- 11 am ET Jonathan Ames has...

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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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